Gretel meaning

: Pearl

Gretel Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \g-re-tel\
Number of People 👶 1,000
Rate in 2021 6115
Numerology 🔢 4
Name origin 🌍 German , Greek
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Gretel Name Meaning

Gretel is an abbreviated name from German, Danish and Norwegian that derives from the Latin "Daisy" which, in turn, derives from the Greek "μαργαριτης" and, ultimately, from the Sanskrit "मञ्यरी". In any case, the Greek term daisies or the Sanskrit manyari could be translated as "pearl". Thus, the name Gretel of German origin and would mean "beautiful as pearls".

Gretel Name Origin and History

Additional description of the name Gretel
Additional description of the name Gretel

Gretel, as an abbreviation for Margarita, owes its Saint Margaret, patron saint of pregnant women. According to the Christians, around the fourth century, this woman was martyred in Antioch. However, it is also a popular name in Europe due to Margaret I of Denmark, thanks to whom Norway, Denmark, and Sweden were united in the 14th century.

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Additional name description Gretel
Additional name description Gretel

The personality of the name Gretel
Gretel is a feminine name full of character, which is greatly reflected in the personality of those who possess it. We are talking about very responsible and talented people, without fear of facing life. Thus, the woman called Gretel stand out for being fighter, strong, and full of vitality. They enjoy a proactive and healthy lifestyle and will always strive to achieve their goals.
But in addition, the vitality that surrounds women called Gretel allows them to make friends wherever they go, take an interest in new cultures, and learn everything that they find interesting. However, Gretel will not hesitate to make her voice heard in the face of injustices or decisions that she considers wrong.

Diminutives and variations of the name Gretel
The most popular diminutives of the name Gretel are Gret, Grettie, and Gretch.

The name Gretel in other languages
Gretel can be translated into other languages such as:
German: Greta, Gretchen, Grete, Margareta, and Margarete
Danish: Margareta, Margit, Margrethe, Grete, Grethe, Margarethe, Merete, Mette and Rita
English: Margaret, Margery, Greta, Gretchen, Maggie, Margaretta, Marge, Margiey Marjory
Icelandic: Greta and Margret
Norwegian: Grete, Grethe, Margrete, Margrethe and Margareta
Lithuanian: Greta, Margarita

Swedish: Greta, Margareta, Margit, Marit, Märta, Merit, Meta, and Rita
Spanish: Margarita or Rita
Portuguese: Margarida or Rita
Catalan: Margarida
Galician: Margarida
Italian: Margherita, Greta, Rita
Hungarian: Maarit, Margareta, Marketta, Margit, Gitta, Greta, Rita
Armenian: Margarid or Margarit
Bulgarian: Margarita
Croatian: Margareta
Czech: Marketa

Gretel's Saint's Day
There is no evidence that Gretel's name Day or Saint's Day exists, so many decide to celebrate it on November 16, for Saint Margaret of Scotland, or on June 20, for the Blesseds Margarita Ball and Margarita Ebner. In any case, it can also be celebrated on All Saints' Day, November 1.

Numerology of the name Gretel
According to numerology, the number of Gretel's luck is 4.

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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Gretel?
The origin of the name Gretel is German , Greek.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Gretel?
*️⃣ How many people are named Gretel?
Almost 1000 people are named Gretel.
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